Welcome to Learning Indonesian Lesson 6!
In this lesson you’ll learn more Indonesian words regarding the names of days and months. Try to remember all these words and listen to the pronunciation carefully.
Learning the Indonesian days and months is one of the easiest subjects of all. It is because the names of months in Indonesian in very similar to those in English. It won’t take you hours to remember those. Some learners even just take no more than 5 minutes to memorize them. The only different ones are only the names of days. However we have a useful tip of how to study these words easily, too. You can simply get an Indonesian calendar where you can see all the names of days in Indonesian and stick them onto the wall of your room. Or, another way would be to get an Indonesian agenda book with the names of days on top to help you organize your days as well as help you memorize the names of days in Indonesian.
If you are learning or have learned some Indonesian dialects, then it wouldn’t take you too long to study the names of days in Indonesian, too. It’s because all these names sound very similar to those in dialects.
Tips to Learn Indonesian Days and Months
There are many ways of how to study the Indonesian words for days and months as mentioned above. Below are some tips to help you do that in a more efficient way:
- Always try to practice the language with the native Indonesian speakers. They not only will help you improve your overall vocabulary, but sometimes they will also correct the mistakes you might make during the conversation.
- You must have a strong self-confidence to always speak in Indonesian language. No matter what people might say about you, your Indonesian speaking skills will definitely improve a lot if you practice the language with people around you. Mastering a language is a matter of practicing it over and over again. And before you know it, you’ll be speaking in Bahasa Indonesia like a local.
- Spare some time to read Indonesian books, including papers and magazines. The more you read the Indonesian books, the better your Indonesian will be.
- Get an agenda and make some schedules each day, each week, and each month, of all the things you must study each time. This will make you study and measure your learning progress.
Learning a new language wouldn’t be too difficult at all if you know how to do it the right way and most importantly to do it seriously. Also, it’s never too late for anyone to learn. Another important thing is you have to have confidence within yourself to practice the language in every opportunity that you have. Don’t be scared of saying it the wrong way as you will progressively improve if you practice a lot. People learn from their mistakes, so once you make mistakes, you’ll learn next time for not doing it again and doing the right way instead. Bahasa Indonesia isn’t a difficult language to learn and you’ll realize it within just 1 to 3 months of learning the language. All you have to do is a strong determination to study Indonesian language hard enough to make you speak the language.
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